Sport: And the Strike Goes On

Some singing, some fishing, finally some talking

Six weeks into the National Football League strike, the players were still fixed in their five-point stance, and the owners had to be coerced even to huddle.

Tweaked by the National Labor Relations Board, which scheduled a Nov. 15 hearing on a preliminary finding that the league has failed to bargain in good faith, management at least agreed to reopen negotiations over last weekend. But the owners seemed no more disposed than ever to grant the union's five demands: substantially increased salaries, performance bonuses, elimination of wage...

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